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138 VIRGINIA HISTORICAL MAGAZINE.
In 1885, R. P. Barham was proprietor. It was inde-
pendent in politics. A weekly edition was also published.
The Daily South Side Democrat, (d and s-w)
Vol. 1, No. 1, Oct. 1, 1853 — No. 155, March 31, 1854.
Banks and Llewellin, with A. D. Banks as editor, and
A. M. Keiley, assistant editor.
The Republican, (t-w)
Vol. V, No. 112, Jan. 1, 1850 — No. 137, Feb. 28, 1850
(135 missing). "Va. Misc., 1829-50."
William R. Drinkard, editor and proprietor. See April
The American Constellation, (t-w)
Vol. I, No. 87, Dec. 13, 1834, and No. 114, Feb. 17,
1835. "Misc. News., 1834-5."
Published by Haines and Davis.
1 he Port Royal Times and School Advocate.
Vol. 1, No. 6. Jan. 16, 1851. " Va. News., No. 3."
Names of neither publisher nor editor are given, but it
is stated that the paper was printed in Fredericksburg.
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From its Formation in 1776 to the End of the Eighteenth
Century, et seq.
From the records of the clerks office, by C. B. Bryant, Martinsville, Va.
Lists of persons renouncing allegiance to Great Britain and
swearing allegiance to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
HENRY COUNTY, VA.
A memorandum of the Inhabitants of Henry County of those
that hath taken the oath of allegiance. Sept r 13th, 1777.
W m Hodges, Jun r ,
W m Vinson,
Rob* Bolton, Sen r , (71?)
Will m Russell,
Tully Choice, Sen r ,
W m Graves, Sen r ,
Tho s Prunty,
Tho s Potter,
Amos Richardson, Jun r ,
Allen Ridley Young,
W m Law,
Benjamin Cook, Jun r ,
David Pervit, Jun r ,
Henry Haynes, Se r ,
Tho 3 Bolton,
* These figures evidently show the age of the person.
VIRGINIA HISTORICAL MAGAZINE.
W* Swanson, Sen',
W m Graves,
A list of those who have
affirmation of allegiance in i
John M c queery,
Tho 8 Ashley,
Sam 1 Allen,
Mich 1 Barker,
29 W" Haynes,
40 Bellesworth Grasty,
33 Wil m Hutcherson,
23 Paul Hutcherson,
42 Arstrop Estes,
48 Solomon Davis,
76 Josiah Hodges,
18 W Jameson,
57 Jesse Hall,
58 Nathaniel Law,
40 Jesse Thesby,
41 W m Chambers,
53 W m Dillingham,
22 James Cooley,
1 7 John Jenkins,
44 Stephen Robinson,
19 John Grimit,
48 John McKinsey,
40 W™ Longe,
63 Isham Hall,
42 Lewis Jenkins,
taken and subscribed the oath or
Rich" Pack wood,
John Jones, Ju r ,
HENRY COUNTY, VA.
John Kindrick, Jun r ,
W m Ison,
Sam 1 Hilton,
W m M'Alexander,
Rowland H. Birks,
John Jones, Sen',
W m Dalton,
W" Johnson &
In all Eighty hath taken & subscribed the oath or affirmation
of allegiance before me agreeable to act of assembly, and Esaias
Harbour, Nicholas Coger, Wm. Green, Jas. Acton & Benj"
Kimrey, Sen', hath refused.
Witness my hand and seal this ist day of January, 1778.
Samuel fore, John Jones, Mical Plaster and Jacob Adams toke
the oath of asurance to this state. Certifyd by me this 24 Day
of January, 1778.
142 VIRGINIA HISTORICAL MAGAZINE.
A list of the names that hath taken the state oath in 78.
Geo. Waller. [Seal.]
February 7, Daniel Wills.
March 25, John Leviriston.
April 3, John Pace.
26, John Rowland, Se r .
June 8, Sammuel Merridith.
29", Moses Harris.
July 20, William Tinch, John Holder, Francis Gilley,
William Price, James Acton, affirmed.
30, John Flemings.
Since the Last of January, 1778, Daniel Smith, James Ner-
man, Robt. Jones, John Cambell, John Sergent, EUectious
Musick, Peter Bays and John Barker have taken the Oath of
aligance to this and the United States of America. Certified
under my hand and seal this first Day of Jan", 1779-
Robt. Hairston. [S.]
Zackariah Seamans, John Farrall, Daniel Allen, Benj" Rich-
ardson, W m Spurlock, Benj" Turman, Jesse Spurlock, John
Spurlock, Se", John Spurlock, Ju r , Daniel Howel, Sherwood
Brock, Bristol Matthews, John Small, John Ison, Benj" Kim-
zey, Sen', W m Allen, Sam 1 Noe, Joseph Jones, Lazarus Cotten,
John Cotten, Luke Foley, Esaias Harbour, Tho s Cabler, Rich"
Fancher, W Read. Total 25.
Henry County. I do hereby certify that the persons whose
names are above hath Taken the Oath of allegiance to this state
according to law in the year 1778.
Witness my hand and seal the first of Jan J , 1779.
Thomas Henderson. [Seal.]
Nathaniel Elkins, Nicholas Koger, Enock Conley, Charles
Hibberts, Robert Pusey, Henry McGuffey, Nathaniel King,
HENRY COUNTY, VA. 148
James Duncan, William Short & David Short hath taken the
Oath of allegiance to this State before me in the year 1779.
Thos. Henderson. [Seal.]
A List under hand and seal of those that haith Taken the
State Oath before me since January, 1778.
March 7, Samuel Gates. June 2o'\ James Anderson.
Ditto Charles Gates. Sept. 25, Jacob Dillinger.
Ditto James Okley. Oct. 31, David Witt. Infirm to
Apr 1 4, Alexander Pyle. Ditto Thomas Harber.J
May i3 ,h , William Gates. Dec. 10, Charles Hardman.
Ditto 14, Joseph Antony. Ditto John Sulavant.
Ditto 16, Sylvenus Witt.
Henry County, State of Virginia, Jan., 1779.
Tho" Hamilton. [Seal.]
A List of those that Took the State oath Before me in ye
April 20, John Sunter. October, 79.
July 10, William Baily. John Watson,
26, John Crouch, Ju r . John Abington,
August 10, John Hickey, Bowles Abington.
The above is a trew List of the people that Took the oath
before me in the year 79.
Certified under my hand this 30* of January, 1780.
Total No. of oath takers, 685.
" " who refused, 11.
1 Discovered Walden's Ridge. (See page 13.)
2 Many of these names were written by the same hand, and
the spelling in many cases is thought to be inaccurate. (See
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